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Tillandsia crocata 'Copper Penny'

Hybrid? Distributed in Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay at altitudes from 900 to 2,700 m.

Tillandsia crocata 'Copper Penny'

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) crocata (É. Morren) N. E. Brown (1882)



  • [ Blooming ] November - February, for 50 days
  • [ Flower ] Orange
  • [ Fregrance ] Give off all day
  • [ Blooming size ] 4 - 10 cm (W) x 3 - 7 cm (H)
  • Orange flower variety larger than the standard T. crocata.
  • Feeble species. Low degree of high-temperature tolerance.

Cultivaton tips

Informations summarized here are based on our experiences, and TrekGEO does not guarantee the results by cultivating in the same or similar conditions described here. Even a species of Tillandsia differs substantially between individuals, and is very sensitive in changes of environments. Applicatons of any idea inspired by this site should be at your own risks.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log

  • Jan. 2020 It bloomed.

  • Nov. 2019 Inflorescences began to grow from 2 foliages of the 6-foliage clump.
  • Mar. 2019 2 offsets began to grow at the base of each inflorescence. 6 foliage-clump.
  • Jan. 2019 It bloomed.

  • Oct. 2018 Inflorescences began to grow from all foliages of the 3-foliage clump.
  • Mar. 2018 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.

  • Dec. 2017 It bloomed.
  • Oct. 2017 An inflorescence began to grow from the first offset.
  • Aug. 2017 The first offset has grown to the same size with 7 leaves as the original foliage.
  • June 2017 The second offset began to grow at the base of the bottom side leaf.
  • Mar. 2017 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.

  • Nov. 2016 It bloomed.
  • Oct. 2016 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • July 2016 Roots began to grow.
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